The Verge’s 17 favorite podcasts of 2020

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Many of us were not commuting as usual during 2020, so our podcast listening time may have been somewhat lessened. However, podcasts are still popular. They’re great to listen to while driving, cleaning your home, exercising, or just hanging out. There are podcasts to suit every taste, including topics like politics, history, music, and comedy. In fact, there are so many out there that it may be difficult to choose where to start. We asked the staff at The Verge what their current favorite podcasts were. Here they are — try them out and see what you think.

Lost Notes 1980

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Lost Notes 1980

Last year, this podcast told about music’s untold stories. This season focuses on the year 1980…

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